We’re Better off with the Steel Manufacturers


Dear editors, News stories recently published in your weekly covering the nail manufacturing industry are not devoid of inaccuracy, while they are misleading and biased. For far too long, the…


Production Rather Than Blame Game

  Dear editors, We are one of the pioneering steel manufacturing industries in Ethiopia, with an annual production capacity of over 360,000 tns of reinforcement bar and wire rod. We…


No ‘Loan Abuses’ at Zemen Bank

This letter comes as a response to your recent story headlined “Zemen Bank Laying Foundations Amidst Turmoil” [Vol.17 Number,851, August 21,2016]. The viewpoints presented in the article are grossly biased…


More Studies Required Prior Utilization of Biologically Modified Cotton

Dear Editors, It is with excitement that we have read your story headlined “D-Day for Ethiopia’s Textiles Industry” (Volume 17, Number 846, July 17,2016). We are impressed by the effort…


The Murder of Ethiopians an Attack on Human Values

By Abdul Mohammed
Chief of Staff for the African Union High Level Implementation Panel on Sudan


Despite Talks, Foreigners Unwelcome in Ethiopia

Dear Editors, I am writing this because I would like to comment on the large advertisement of the country, currently incentivised by the Ethiopian government, in order to encourage foreign…


Japanese Exhibition a Must Visit

Dear editors, On Friday, December 12, 2014, some 109 Japanese martial arts weapons and clothes were displayed in the Exhibition Hall of the National Museum, in a timeline from the…


Nothing but the Facts on Website Dispute with Bostex

Dear editors, In reading over the story headlined, “Ethiopian Entrepreneurs Face Insurmountable Odds” (Volume 15, Number 762, December 7, 2014), I come to believe that I have to set some…


Funding Cultural Centre, Monument Not Similar

  Dear editors, We read the story headlined, “Dilla Intends to Use World Bank Money to Erect Monument” (Volume 15, Number 762, December 7, 2014). We appreciate the fact that…


Telecom Struggles In Spite of Investment

Dear editors, Since the beginning of September 2014 rumors were heard about the coming of Swedish telecom giant Ericsson, to take part in the Telecom Expansion Project (TEP), which lagged…


Nib Insurance Shines without Doubt

Dear editors, We have read the story headlined, “Nib Insurance Makes Profit, Leaves Doubt” [Volume 15, Number 759, November 19, 2014]. And we have found the news article to be…


Gov’t Ought to Recognise Outstanding Entrepreneurs, Managers

Dear editors, I am writing this in response to the story headlined, “A NICE Send Off for Insurance Guru” (Volume 15, Number 755, October 19, 2014), which reported on the…


Gov’t Slow to Adjust National Oil Prices as Global Prices Decline

Dear editors, Your editorial headlined, “The Administration Ought to Walk Its Talk” [Volume 14, Number 758, November 9, 2014] attempts to analyse an important issue which, unfortunately, is long overdue.…


Gov’t, IMF Wrong on Debt Assessment

Dear editors, The International Monetary Fund (IMF) issued a statement on October 3, 2014. In its statement, one of its recommendations to government is to consolidate the debts of state-owned…


Cotton Rises Despite Doomsayers Pronouncements

Dear Editors, We are writing this in response to the story headlined, “Cotton Collapse” (Volume 15, Number 748, August 31, 2014). We believe that the flaws of the story remind…


More to Habitat Real Estate Case than Official Assertion

Dear editor, We refer to the letter from Berhane Abate, managing director of Habitat-New Flower Homes Plc, headlined, “No Seed of Truth in Habitat Real Estate Case” (Volume 15, Number…


Telecom Billing Problem Calls for Urgent Action

Dear editor, My encounter about Internet charging forced me to write this. It feels like accounts are not being charged with this latest happening. Many of my friends tell me…


Greedy Competition Hurts the Whole

Dear editor, I am engaged in the business environment. My message relates to the improper competition I see in the business environment. Though I do not know whether it is…


No Seed of Truth in Habitat Real State Case

Dear editor, This is written in response to a story headlined, “Diaspora Homebuyers’ Hopes Dashed” (Volume 15, Number 730, April 27, 2014). We believe that the story is full of…




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